New Scotland

A special-use permit to build a house in an industrial zone has neighbors balking; not at the possibility of a house, but at what they see as a property in disarray. They are hoping the New Scotland planning board places conditions on the permit to keep the property tidy.

In 2008, forensic scientist Garry Veeder committed suicide. After years of ongoing trials, a federal judge has upheld her ruling that a jury should decide if the family's constitutional rights were violated during the alleged investigation.

Amid fears of the LeVie Barn's demolition, an opportunity arises for it to be moved to a new location.

Janna Shillinglaw's New Scotland website may have to close down.

Director of Public Works, Wayne LaChappelle, was appointed in August and is already receiving an increase in hours to keep up with his workload.

Voorheesville's library, and high school were vandalized Jan. 13. The next day, a recent graduate and current senior were arrested.

The Public Service Commission asked companies for proposals to bring more power from upstate New York south to New York City. New lines may impact local aesthetics but could also increase tax revenue.

While politics were static in 2013 — the incumbents faced no challengers in town elections — the future of Thacher State Park drew regional interest as did the disposition of an unprecedented negligent-homicide case

The contract between the village and the Voorheesville ambulance squad was approved with a split vote, with the amount in reserves for a roof fund, a new vehicle fund, or a maintenance fund a particular point of contention.

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